Korean medium-sized shipyards attempt to diversify product mix amid depressed newbuilding investment in commercial ship.
Sungdong Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering recently booked several orders for tuna purse seiners. In 2011, it inked its first order for offshore segment and is said to be in talks with Greek owner for additional order for shuttle tanker.
Sources said that SPP Shipyard, specialized in MR product carrier, medium-sized bulker, etc., is putting all its efforts to win new types of vessels, such as LPG carrier, platform supply vessel, etc.
Published : October 23, 2012
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